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Needle Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Needle Island in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Needle Island

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10540

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 72.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A pinnacle rock lying 0.2 mi W of the N end of McDonald Island in the McDonald Islands. Surveyed and given this descriptive name by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Needle Island in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Needle Island should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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